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Dequina Angelina Nicholas

Education:

B.S., Chemistry, (Biochemistry emphasis), Southern Adventist University; Ph.D., Biochemistry, Loma Linda University

Dissertation:

Palmitic Acid Activation of Dendritic Cells: Implication for Type 2 Diabetes

Thesis Advisor:

Marino De Leon, Professor of Basic Sciences, and William Langridge, Professor of Physiology and Biochemistry, Loma Linda University

Research Topic:

The role of free fatty acids in the function of gonadotropes

Mentor:

Pamela Mellon, Professor of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego

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